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Keyboard problem Your solution of unistallinng adn reinstallinng the ekyboard seems to work but only temporarily. It works normally for about 15 keystrokes, then back to same problem. Hard to say for sure, but becomeoing more manageable the more I work with it. Finding that if I press Shift, release, shift then hit chracter it will be normal for a couple strokes. I'm not crazy about taking it apart at this point. I have a USB connectable keyboard. Do you think it would be helpful to uninstallthe the regualr keyboard, and just use the USB connected one? Can you tell me how to do that? (Writing from another commputer now.)

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  • Stevepiscopo Sep 21, 2008

    My Toshiba A215 S5822 misses letters I type, I know it is not me, I do not have this problem with other computers. I have never spilled anything on the keyboard, and strangely when typing in certain programs I do not have problems. The problems seem to be when typing an email in Outlook Express or in instant messages. I am fed up and dont really want to send it in for repairs, I am ready to buy an external keyboard..Any suggestons?


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You can uninstall the original keyboard if you want, though windows might just reinstall it again. Best thing to do if you want it deactivated is to disable it in device manager.

Right Click on My Computer XP or Computer in Vista and select properties. Select the hardware TAB then select the Device Manager button. Click on the plus next to keyboards then right click on your keyboard. Here you can uninstall or disable it.

My computer does not give me the option to disable it. Though I don't think it will unless you have another installed.

You really don't have to uninstall the old keyboard, it's really up to you, just plug in the USB keyboard and it should be fine.

Posted on Sep 09, 2008

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